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Genesis 44:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they said unto him, Wherefore speaketh my lord such words as these? Far be it from thy servants that they should do such a thing.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And they said unto him, Wherefore saith my lord these words? God forbid that thy servants should do according to this thing:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They said to him, “Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from your servants to do such a thing.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And they said to him, Why saith my lord these words? Far be it from us that thy servants should do according to this thing:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they said to him, Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from thy servants to do such a thing!
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And they said unto him, Wherefore, should my lord speak such words as these? Far be thy servants, from doing such a thing as this!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and they say unto him, 'Why doth my lord speak according to these words? far be it from thy servants to do according to this word;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they answered: Why doth our lord speak so, as though thy servants had committed so heinous a fact?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And they said vnto him, Wherefore saith my lord these words? God forbid that thy seruants should doe according to this thing.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they said to him, Why does our lord speak according to these words? far be it from thy servants to do according to this word.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And they said unto him, Wherefore saith my adon these words? God forbid that thy servants should do according to this thing:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And they said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
him, Wherefore x4100
(4100) Complement
מָּה
mah
{maw}
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
saith 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
my n אֲדוֹן 113
{0113} Prime
אָדוֹן
'adown
{aw-done'}
From an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, that is, controller (human or divine).
these x428
(0428) Complement
אֵלֶּה
'el-leh
{ale'-leh}
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
words? 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
God forbid 2486
{2486} Prime
חָלִילָה
chaliylah
{khaw-lee'-law}
A directive from H2490; literally for a profaned thing; used (interjectionally) far be it!.
that thy servants 5650
{5650} Prime
עֶבֶד
`ebed
{eh'-bed}
From H5647; a servant.
should do 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
according to this x2088
(2088) Complement
זֶה
zeh
{zeh}
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
thing: 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 44:6-7.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 44:1-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Genesis 34:25-31 And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city boldly, and slew all the males. ... And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with an harlot?
Genesis 35:22 And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard [it]. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:
Genesis 37:18-32 And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him. ... And they sent the coat of [many] colours, and they brought [it] to their father; and said, This have we found: know now whether it [be] thy son's coat or no.
Genesis 38:16-18 And he turned unto her by the way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, let me come in unto thee; (for he knew not that she [was] his daughter in law.) And she said, What wilt thou give me, that thou mayest come in unto me? ... And he said, What pledge shall I give thee? And she said, Thy signet, and thy bracelets, and thy staff that [is] in thine hand. And he gave [it] her, and came in unto her, and she conceived by him.
Joshua 22:22-29 The LORD God of gods, the LORD God of gods, he knoweth, and Israel he shall know; if [it be] in rebellion, or if in transgression against the LORD, (save us not this day,) ... God forbid that we should rebel against the LORD, and turn this day from following the LORD, to build an altar for burnt offerings, for meat offerings, or for sacrifices, beside the altar of the LORD our God that [is] before his tabernacle.
2 Samuel 20:20 And Joab answered and said, Far be it, far be it from me, that I should swallow up or destroy.
2 Kings 8:13 And Hazael said, But what, [is] thy servant a dog, that he should do this great thing? And Elisha answered, The LORD hath shewed me that thou [shalt be] king over Syria.
Proverbs 22:1 A [good] name [is] rather to be chosen than great riches, [and] loving favour rather than silver and gold.
Ecclesiastes 7:1 A good name [is] better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth.
Hebrews 13:18 Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.
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Gn 34:25; 35:22; 37:18; 38:16. Jsh 22:22. 2S 20:20. 2K 8:13. Pv 22:1. Ec 7:1. He 13:18.

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